Simon Cameron, now a U.S. Senator, explains that he cannot meet them because of preparations to go to Washington.
He goes on: “I have long been anxious for the emancipation of Cuba from the Spanish Yoke, as one of the last, and by far the most important, part of our continent held by that power. I will avail myself of every proper occasion to secure the end which I have so long hoped for; and now hopefully expect to see speedily (sic) realized.”
Unfortunately, they are still under a yoke!
Cameron, Simon. Autograph Letter, signed in full. Harrisburg (PA): 29 November 1869. 8vo.; 1p. To Thos. Webster & others.
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